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Frank H. Lester

SoVaNow.com / June 17, 2010
Frank H. Lester, 85, of Nathalie died Monday, June 14, 2010 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born April 26, 1925 in Halifax County, a son of the late John Lester and Annie Covington Lester and was married to Violet Anderson Lester. He was of the Baptist faith, a member of Woodmen of the World, and a retired Major with the U.S. Air Force. He taught at Central Virginia Community College and then at Southside Virginia Community College, where he was elected president of the Faculty Senate.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sisters, Mary Spires of Maryland and Shirley Baugh of Buffalo Junction and one brother, Ronnie Lester of Nathalie.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Republican Grove with Rev. Shelton Miles III officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church of Republican Grove Building Fund, c/o Margaret Anderson, 2201 Leda-Grove Road, Nathalie, VA 24577.

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